Guide to Broadway in Detroit
Guide to Broadway in Detroit
You don’t need to go to New York to find your favorite musicals, Broadway in Detroit brings old and new favorites to the stage at the Fisher Theatre.
Browadway in Detroit brings Blockbuster hits to Detroit all year long and season tickets for the 2019-2020 performances are on sale April 22. Next season brings old (Cats) and new favorites to the big stage (Dear Evan Hansen). Buy individual tickets to this season’s remaining shows online and follow After 5 Detroit for chances to win tickets. All tickets include parking at the Fisher Theatre. Enjoy your night on the town and the show under the lights!
September 3 -15, 2019
CATS tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn. The original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber (The Phantom of the Opera, School of Rock, Sunset Boulevard), original scenic and costume design by John Napier (Les Misérables), all-new lighting design by Natasha Katz (Aladdin), all-new sound design by Mick Potter, new choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) based on the original choreography by Gillian Lynne (Phantom) and direction by Trevor Nunn (Les Misérables) make this production a new CATS for a new generation!
COME FROM AWAY
October 1 – 13, 2019
This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.
November 19 – December 1
After breaking box office records week after week and receiving unanimous raves on Broadway, this HELLO, DOLLY! is now touring America, paying tribute to the original work of legendary director/choreographer Gower Champion – hailed both then and now as one of the greatest stagings in musical theater history.
A BRONX TALE
January 21 – February 2, 2020
A BRONX TALE, Broadway’s hit crowd-pleaser, takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s, where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he’d love to be.
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
February 8 – March 1, 2020
Willy Wonka is opening his marvelous and mysterious chocolate factory…to a lucky few. That includes Charlie Bucket, whose bland life is about to burst with color and confection beyond his wildest dreams. He and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a mesmerizing joyride through a world of pure imagination. Now’s your chance to experience the wonders of Wonka like never before – get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator, and more, more, more at this everlasting showstopper!
SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL
June 9 – 21, 2020
She was a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven, who shot through the stars from gospel choir to dance floor diva. But what the world didn’t know was how Donna Summer risked it all to break through barriers, becoming the icon of an era and the inspiration for every music diva who followed. With a score featuring more than 20 of Summer’s classic hits including “Love to Love You Baby,” “Bad Girls” and “Hot Stuff,” this electric experience is a moving tribute to the voice of a generation.
DEAR EVAN HANSEN
March 24 – April 5, 2020
DEAR EVAN HANSEN has struck a remarkable chord with audiences and critics everywhere, including The Washington Post who says DEAR EVAN HANSEN is “one of the most remarkable shows in musical theatre history.” The New York Times calls it “a gut-punching, breathtaking knockout of a musical.” And NBC Nightly News declares the musical “an anthem resonating on Broadway and beyond.”
AND DON’T MISS THE REST OF THE 2018-2019 SEASON
March 12 – April 21, 2019
Discover the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War, the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary and a legend on Broadway.
May 7 – 19, 2019
Inspired by Adrienne Shelly’s beloved film, WAITRESS tells the story of Jenna – a waitress and expert pie maker, Jenna dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage.
June 11-23, 2019
Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past.
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